†family Mixopteridae Caster and Kjellesvig-Waering 1955 (eurypterid)

Euchelicerata - Eurypterida - Mixopteridae

Synonym: Lanarkopteridae Tollerton 1989

Parent taxon: Carcinosomatoidea according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Dunlop et al. 2020 and Størmer 1955

Sister taxon: Carcinosomatidae

Subtaxa: Lanarkopterus Mixopterus Terropterus

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Type: Mixopterus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of China (3 collections), Estonia (1), Norway (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: New York)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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